From Maiharaji Altine Gusau
GovernorBello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara state has heartily congratulated the Muslim Ummah in Zamfara in particular and in Nigeria in general over the commencement of the Ramadan fast.
This was contained in a statement issued to newsmen today by the Director General, Media Public Enlightenment and Communications. Government House, Gusau, Alhaji Yusuf Idris Gusau.
The governor wishes all Muslims a successful Ibaadat and urges them to use the period to rededicate their prayers for Allah SWA to continue to make life easier for all.
Matawalle also urged Muslims to imbibe the teachings of the Holy month through Taqwa and giving sadaqa to the needy and the less privileged.
He further urged people to use the Ramadan period to repent from all bad acts and other social vices by following the teachings of the noble Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
The Shattiman Sakkwato also called on the Muslims to pray for a total end to terrorism, armed banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling and other crimes bedeviling the state in particular and the nation in general so that the government can continue to bring the dividends of democracy to the people.
He appealed to traders and people engaged in selling essential commodities to cut down prices throughout the blessed month and beyond so as to benefit from Allah’s rewards.
He ssured his administration’s commitment in upholding all the Islamic norms and values according to the teachings of Islam.
He prayed for the successful completion of the Ramadan fast with ease and blessings.